Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Inflammatory disorders (non-infectious)
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- Associated with increased risk of lymphoma, usually B cell or low grade (MALT), may transform to aggressive large cell lymphoma
- Evolution to lymphoma if architectural effacement and expanding clusters of monocytoid B cells; or monotypic plasma cells
- Follicular hyperplasia with interfollicular plasmacytosis
- May have partial nodal effacement by interfollicular macrophages, plasma cells, immunoblasts and small lymphocytes
- Sinuses may contain monocytoid B cells
- Plasma cells are polyclonal
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